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Calls for police reform shine spotlight on Oregon model for crisis intervention

Calls for police reform shine spotlight on Oregon model for crisis intervention

An emergency dispatcher picks up a call from a mother who says her adult son is angry and breaking things at home, but he may not react well to police officers. In most cities, armed officers would be first at the scene, but in Eugene, Ore.
Federal website advertising hundreds of non-existent student-volunteer positions

Federal website advertising hundreds of non-existent student-volunteer positions

OTTAWA — The federal website advertising volunteer positions for students hoping to earn money for their educations through a $900-million government aid program contains hundreds of positions that do not actually exist.

Three found dead after downtown motel fire in Prince George, B.C.

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The RCMP say the bodies of three people have been found at the scene of a motel fire in downtown Prince George, B.C. Cpl.
'You haunt my dreams:' Sex assault victim confronts ex-nightclub worker in court

'You haunt my dreams:' Sex assault victim confronts ex-nightclub worker in court

EDMONTON — A woman who was sexually assaulted by a former nightclub employee says he may not remember her, but she will always remember him.

Indigenous leader Ed John pleads not guilty to historical sex charges

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — An Indigenous leader and former British Columbia cabinet minister has pleaded not guilty to sex charges dating back more than 40 years.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, July 8

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, July 8

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:47 p.m. on July 8, 2020: There are 106,434 confirmed cases in Canada.

Canada's chief medical officers plan some downtime after months of hard work

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's chief medical officers were hailed as the nation's rising stars.
Ontario overestimated cost of services to irregular border crossers, AG finds

Ontario overestimated cost of services to irregular border crossers, AG finds

TORONTO — Ontario significantly overstated the costs of providing services to asylum seekers coming into Canada from the United States, the province's auditor general said Wednesday.
Liberals foresee high unemployment, $343 billion deficit due to COVID-19

Liberals foresee high unemployment, $343 billion deficit due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Nearly two million Canadian workers could remain unemployed this year, according to forecasts in the federal government's long-awaited "fiscal snapshot.
Southern Alberta hailstorm caused almost $1.2B in damage: insurance bureau

Southern Alberta hailstorm caused almost $1.2B in damage: insurance bureau

EDMONTON — The powerful hail storm that pounded homes, vehicles and crops across parts of southern Alberta last month caused almost $1.2 billion in insured damage.